With his 880th win, Coach Knight will become the winningest coach in NCAA history,
Bob Knight has appeared as himself in three major motion pictures: Hoop Dreams (1994), Blue Chips (1994) and Anger Management (2003).
Knight was born Oct. 25, 1940 in Massillion, Ohio.
Knight graduated from Ohio St. University.
Coach Knight coached high school basketball for one at Cuyahoga Falls in Ohio.
Knight won three NCAA National Championships titles in 1976, 1981 and 1987.
Bob Knight has hunted with George Bush, Ted Williams and Bill Parcels.
Bob Knight played high school basketball at Orville High School.
Knight played college basketball for Ohio St. under hall of fame coach Fred Taylor (1958).
Knight played on the Ohio St. National Championship team in 1960.
Bob Knight played college basketball with hall of fame members John Havlicek and Jerry Lucas.
Knight graduated from Ohio St. in 1962 with degree in history and government.
Bob Knight accepted assistant coaching position at Army in 1963.
Knight was named head coach of Army at age of 24.
Knight won 102 games in six seasons at Army.
Bob Knight coached Mike Krzyzewski as a player at Army.
Bob Knight was hired as head coach of Indiana University in 1971.
Coach Knight was nicknamed "The General" by Dick Vitale.
Knight's Hoosiers reached the Final Four in 1973, where they lost to UCLA.
In 1976 the Hoosiers went 32-0 and won the National Championship, the first of three for Coach Knight.
Knight's Hoosiers won National Championship for second time in 1981.
Former NBA player Isaiah Thomas played for Coach Knight on the Indiana Hoosiers 1981 Championship team.
Coach Knight led the Hoosiers to the National Championship in 1987 with guard Steve Alford, who later went on to coach at Iowa.
Hoosiers won the 1979 NIT Championship under Coach Knight.
Coach Knight won a gold-medal as coach of the 1984 Michael Jordan-led Olympic Basketball team.
Knight has won 11 Big Ten conference titles.
Only two players did not graduate during Knight's coaching stint at Indiana. One became successful in Hollywood and the other was Isaiah Thomas who went to the NBA.
Knight's Hoosiers went undefeated in Big Ten play from 1974-1976.
In 1991, Knight was elected to the James A. Naismith National Basketball Hall of Fame. Knight led Texas Tech to the Sweet Sixteen in 2005.
"A Season on the Brink" was written about a season in the life of Coach Knight and became a National phenomenon and bestseller.
In 2002, Knight and longtime friend and sports journalist Bob Hammel wrote his biography, "Knight: My Story".
Knight coached Army from 1965 to 1971.
Knight coached Indiana from 1972 to 2000.
Knight was hired as the coach of Texas Tech University in 2001.
Knight earned his 800th win over Nebraska as the coach of Texas Tech.
Bob Knight was one of only two coaches to both play on and coach national championship teams (the other is Dean Smith).
Knight was the youngest coach to reach 200, 300 and 400 wins.
Sixteen of Knight's former assistant coaches have become head coaches at the collegiate level.